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was badly injured but survived. >>> google has big plans for the shore area of mountain view. ktvu's robert handa is in mountain view now with the impact the growing tech company could have in that neighborhood. >> reporter: google does have big plans but the internet giant has had to scale down some of those plans in order to get support here at mountain view city hall. >> we can't wait to get started on this vision. >> reporter: inside right now a crucial city council study session is going on as google presents its latest vision before a very interested audience of resident and local environmental groups. google wants to expand into the north shore area and show the city how its development will improve. as well as constructing energy efficient buildings. >> they're planning on expanding substantially. adding a lot more staff, building out their infrastructure. >> we cannot authorize anything at this time. what we can do is direct staff specifically with regard to matters involving the transportation study. the environmental studies anything involving permits. >> reporter: now i just le
for questions. you can go to ktvu.com to view law video of the arrests. >>> san francisco police say they've made an arrest increase with a fatal shooting this past weekend. it happened just after midnight yesterday near napes. police say 43-year-old daniel cologne and his cousin were walk home from a bar when someone opened fire. they've arrested 32-year-old seth mires of san francisco. >>> new at 7, the america's cup and san francisco won't just be about failing. they're building an amphitheaters for an america's cup concert series. live at the site to explain how the venue will be used and the big name singer coming to town. >> reporter: that's right. the amphitheater will be here between pierce 27 and 29. you can see they will have america's cup billboards up here. today we got a look behind the fence at the venue's construction site. a facility that will become a viewing and media area during the cup races this summer. crews also are preparing to start work now on the adjacent lot where a 9000 pavilion will be built. the temporary amphitheater will be used for concert, educational sh
. the fire was set on purpose as part of an art exhibit. ktvu's tara moriarty talked exclusively with the artist who made that exhibit and joins us live to explain why she says her fiery exhibits are safe. tara? >> reporter: well, it sounds like the last thing an art gallery would do, set fire to art but he did and now may face criminal charges. 25,000 match sticks arranged to look like a map of the united states. >> i think it's an interesting piece for sure. i think it makes its point. >> reporter: it was created by this woman as part of an interactive art exhibit at the queens nails gallery off mission and valencia. >> the rules are different from other countries, the rules. you come here and see that people are playing with fire and they don't like this. >> reporter: she insists the exhibit was safe, that extinguishers were on hand. fire retardant was used on the walls and no one was on the top floor. officials say things got out of control around 10:00 last night. >> when insaw like two or three -- when insaw like two or three fire trucks, i thought what could be burning. >
down the crime rate. happening now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring
on a long term basis. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> officer say a man was driving erratically in fremont drove up 880 through san leandro in oakland and all the way to san francisco. we followed them where officers deployed spike strips. it finally ended in south vanness where the driver was taken into custody. >>> firefighters were called to the scene when things went wrong with the display. tara moriarty joins us from the mission district with details on how it happened and why criminal charges could be filed. tara in. >> reporter: the owner of this art gallery could be in trouble for setting some artwork on fire and we should say the artwork is made out of matches, 2 5,000 to be exact. it was a map of the united states and by lighting it, it caused a lot of damage to this building. last night fire crews were called out when smoke and flames were shooting out from the building. the artist creates maps and some -- sometimes messages out of exhibits. the problem with last night's incident is that it posed a safety hazard, which caused $5,000 at least worth of damag
about hiring police consultants. >>> and our ktvu channel 2 morning news cameras were right there during a chase, how that chase came to an end, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> good morning everybody, it is wednesday january 23rd, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> it sounds like rain but maybe just a tiny bit, maybe. >> yes, pam. finally a lot of cloud cover coming in not much rain but more likely in the afternoon and i would favor the areas in the golden gate, here is sal. >>> some traffic between walnut creek and oakland looks good but no major problems and 880 looks good as you pass the coliseum, now let's go back to the desk. >>> an early morning apartment fire, we are learning more about how it started and tara moriarty is there at the scene in haze valley with the neighborhood with more on what investigators are saying, tara? >> reporter: initially we reported this was a christmas tree fire but that was not the case. it is sort of a busy road and you can see all of the rubble that is stacked up in fr
now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring the help that our city need
to our website ktvu.com and clicking on the weather tap near -- weather tab near the top of the page. >>> police are looking for two or three suspects involved in a robbery. the robbery happened near almond and expressway. robert handa tell us about this incident and another incident that happened in the neighborhood just hours before this one that left neighbors frightened. >> reporter: investigators describe the men as latino or pacific islanders. >> they tied up a 73-year-old man and 76-year-old female. they brandished weapons at them. they take several items of personal property belonging to those individuals. they make the get away in their cars. >> they're shaken up understandably and you're concerned about them. because you never know who it could happen to, it could have been our house. >> reporter: license plate 5si2960. the family of the victim's say the couple is very upset and that the other items stolen were mainly electronics and jewelry. police say the victims were not seriously injured but -- >> obviously our concern in this case is if these suspects decide to do a cr
on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vote didn't company until the morning. the council approved a consulting contract with bill bratton, a man whose past policing policies have come under fire. that vote angered many people in the audience. many in the crowd reacted strongly as the vote came down just after 2:00 this morning. ktvu had the only camera inside council chambers at the time. police moved in for a short time to maintain order. there were roughly 275 people who spoke at this lengthy council meeting. the council approved a contract with bratton's consulting firm on a 7-1 vote. bratton will help come in and help with a crime-fighting plan. critics are concerned about an apressive stop-and-frisk pomcy that -- aggressive stop-and- frisk policy that some worry could lead to racial profiling. this woman voted against this. >> a vote against this is not about
. >>> and an overnight fire after all the warnings, it is very surprising all ahead on the 90s to near 100. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for waking up with us on this wednesday morning, january 23rd, we can expect some showers but steve can tell us when to expect some showers. >>> there is not a lot to the system, may be more likely this afternoon, cloudy, and maybe more low 60s, here is sal. >>> we just got word of a crash on foot hill, but we are going to investigate that, the fire department was just dispatched and westbound 24 looks good as you drive to the tunnel and there are no problems between walnut creek and oakland and 101 is off to a good start and a new injury accident we are following it for you, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are following what happened with the city council. just hours ago they approved to hire outside experts with police. all level has more on the -- alex has more on the heated debate. >> reporter: it turned out to be a lengthy city council meeting which he canned well into the evening and they voted to approve police bill bratton.
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